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NO REPRO FEE 9/2/2016 Pictured launching the 2016 Trocaire Lenten Campaign are two and half-year-old Jessie Rogers from Celbridge, Co. Kildare and three-year-old Luka Farrell from Longwood, Co. Meath. For the first time the Trocaire box features Trocaire supporters from across Ireland who are fighting for justice for the world's poor by fundraising, campaigning and volunteering. The Trocaire Box is covered with pictures of families, teachers, school children, volunteers and campaigners who support the organisation's work. The Trocaire Lenten Campaign runs from Ash Wednesday 10th February to Easter Sunday, 27th March 2016 and is Ireland's largest fundraising campaign. For more information please visit www.trocaire.org. Trocaire boxes are available from parishes, through trocaire.org or by phoning 1850 408 408. As well as donating through the Trocaire box and trocaire.org, people can download a free Trocaire box app for their mobile phones or tablets. The app is available from the Apple App Store or Google Playstore. Photo: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Trócaire: Join the fight for justice this Lent

Trócaire: Join the fight for justice this Lent

‘You are not forgotten’ – statement by bishops to vulnerable Christians in the Middle East

• Statement of the Coordination of Bishops’ Conferences in support of the Church in the Holy Land “We must regain the conviction that we need one another, that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world, and that being good and decent are worth it.” (Laudato Si 229). As the Bishops of the […]

Trócaire welcomes Irish Government’s decision to receive 4,000 refugees into Ireland

Trócaire today (10 September 2015) welcomed the Irish Government’s decision to receive 4,000 refugees fleeing conflict into Ireland. Eamonn Meehan, Executive Director of Trócaire, said: “Today’s announcement is welcome. The decision to welcome 4,000 refugees into Ireland is a positive step, especially when considering that just two weeks ago the number being talked about was […]

Pope Francis Encyclical on ecology ‘a wake-up call to a world sleep-walking into disaster,’ says Trócaire

Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church, has today welcomed Pope Francis’s Encyclical on ecology, saying the Pope’s unprecedented intervention must have a positive impact on the vital climate negotiations this year. Pope Francis today published Laudato Si’, in which he calls for action at local, national and international levels to combat ecological […]

Lent 2014 and Trócaire

Theme of Trócaire’s Lenten Campaign 2014 – ‘Water’ This year’s Trócaire Lenten campaign is about the global water crisis. There are 1.1 billion people in our world who are living without access to a reliable source of water. Nine year old Enestina Muyeye (pictured above), the young girl featured on this year’s Trócaire box, comes […]

International group of bishops visit the Holy Land

Holy Land Co-ordination completes visit in support of local Church and the cause of peace “Gaza is a man-made disaster, a shocking scandal, an injustice that cries out to the human community for a resolution. We call upon political leaders to improve the humanitarian situation of the people in Gaza, assuring access to the basic […]

Trócaire appoints new Executive Director

Trócaire appoints new Executive Director The Chairman of Trócaire, Bishop William Crean, has announced the appointment of Éamonn Meehan as the organisation’s new Executive Director replacing Justin Kilcullen who will retire in October. Speaking today, Bishop Crean said: “I am delighted on behalf of the trustees and board of the organisation, to announce that Éamonn […]

100 Days for Global Solidarity

Join Trócaire on 29 September in St Teresa’s Clarendon St, Dublin to reflect on how being ‘In Communion with Christ and with one another’ calls us to be in real solidaity with our brothers and sisters in the developing world.

Trócaire Lenten Campaign 2012

Let’s Live Lent 2012: Trócaire invites you to journey with us through the season of Lent and to welcome the people of Bar Kawach into your homes and community.

Trócaire’s Sally O’Neill receives Monsignor O’Flaherty Award

In the memory of one risk taker, Killarney native Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, another risk taker, Trócaire’s Regional Director for Latin America, Sally O’Neill, has been presented with the Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award in recognition of her remarkable career combining extraordinary energy with courage, commitment and compassion.

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